I am clinical psychologist, researcher and trainer interested in the science and application of CFT.
In my clinical work, I provide CFT therapy and supervision for Balanced Minds (London and Edinburgh practices). I also provide compassion-focused training and consultation for clinicians, teams, organisations, and for the general public.
In my academic work, I am currently developing and researching the application of CFT within NHS mental health services (University of Glasgow & NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde) and social services (Royal Borough of Greenwich).
Doctor of Clinical Psychology (DClinPsy)
BPS Associate Fellow and Chartered Clinical Psychologist (171852); HCPC Registered Clinical Psychologist (PYL25704); BABCP Accredited CBT Therapist
Individuals, Couples, Organisations
I have attended and delivered numerous CFT workshops, and have provided CFT interventions (individual and group) in both NHS and private settings since 2006. I have supervised other therapists in CFT since 2014. I have mainly been involved with the development and training of CFT for psychosis and voice-hearing, but have also run a number of 'generic' CFT training workshops, including the Foundation's formal 3-day CFT introductory workshop and the 8-week Compassionate Mind Training courses for the general public. My own CFT practice is supervised by leading CFT experts, Dr C Irons & Prof P Gilbert.